Baltic Adventures 2 – Tallinn

Generally speaking, Tallinn is usually only on someone’s radar if they are taking a cruise to St Petersburg from Stockholm or Copenhagen and see that Estonia is one stop along the way. And for that same reason the city itself, or at least old town, is full of tourists of that nature, the cruise tourists. I have nothing against them, by the way, and have myself been one, I’m just saying, that makes it crowded with people who have to […]

Visby – A Medieval Treasure

Visby is a small town on the island of Gotland that you can reach by either plane or by taking a ferry from Nynäshamn. The terminal is an hour south of Stockholm by pendaltåg or flybussen, and the ferry itself is about three and a half hours before docking right at Visby. While you can drive on the ferry most seemed to walk on, and the tickets range from basic (which allows you to sit just anywhere in cafeteria area) […]

Prague – Playing Tourist

Recently a travel blog I follow recommended a Rick Steves audio tour for a trip, so I got the app (Rick Steves Audio Europe) and decided I would check it out when playing tourist by myself the next time I had a chance. As it happens, the app has a walking tour of Prague and the start point was easy to get to from my hotel, so I started there. Well, I started with a coffee, because it was freezing out […]